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A 41-year-old female asked:

Rectal bleeding when using bathroom, history of hemorrhoids but there are quite a few clots on tissue paper and blood on the stool itself. is it ok?

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Dr. Jana Tomsky Corvalan
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Rectal bleed ...: Any blood form Rectum is NOT OK. Thera are several benign conditions whic can cuase rectal bleeding . Cloths and more havy bleeding can be " INTERNAL Hemorrhoids" which comes from arterial blood in rectu, No pain but more heavy bleeding. External " bumpy " hemoorhoids bleeds littel but hurts more. If any doubt - shoud be seen by MD and possible gastroenterologist. Dont procrastinante!
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